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also Com·mines  (kô-mēn′), Philippe de 1447?-1511.
French diplomat, political adviser, and historian whose Mémoires (1524) are among the most perceptive historical documents of the Middle Ages.
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(French kɔmin) or


(Biography) Philippe de (filip də). ?1447–?1511, French diplomat and historian, noted for his Mémoires (1489–98)
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or Com•mines


Philippe de, 1445?–1511?, French historian and diplomat.
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From that moment, Master Coppenole enjoyed in Paris as in Ghent, "great favor with the people; for men of that sort do enjoy it," says Philippe de Comines, "when they are thus disorderly." The cardinal bit his lips.
One place where residents have no choice but to put those differences to one side is Comines, a town that sits right on the Franco-Belgian border, split by the river Lys.
"At Comines, near the border, it's not so easy to mix French and Belgian supporters at the same time," local police chief Sebastian Dauchy told newspaper L'Avenir.
Main-d'oeuvre feminine et industrialisation a Comines (France) au milieu du XIXe siecle, Revue du Nord, 347, 593-614.
* Guillaume Rotative (Comines, France) has ordered the OuadTech ICON product platform, Register Guidance System with MultiCam, Ribbon Control System with MultiCam, Color Control System with Instrument Flight and SpectralCam, and Data Central Reporting with Color Print Curve Production Summary Report capability.
In October 1918 a German corporal had been temporarily blinded by mustard gas in a British attack near Comines. While he lay in hospital in Pomerania defeat and revolutions swept over Germany.
The new Fasson Curvy film label comines a wraparound look with the shelf appeal of pressure-sensitive graphics.
Jagger will conduct these and his ongoing duties as managing director of Holliday Pigments' global operations from Holliday's Comines headquarters in Northern France.
Jagger added that closure of the UK plant would enable further investment in manufacturing at the Holliday Pigments site in Comines, northern France.
However, every day work groups are asked for at the camp to work at the stations, such as those at Comines and Wervicq, unloading shells.